Register Login Live

Mamelodi Sundowns

Downs In Sirino Transfer Conundrum?

Mamelodi Sundowns face a conundrum regarding talisman Gaston Sirino, with one of the continent’s powerhouses eager to lure him away from Chloorkop!

Read: Downs Exits: What About Bangaly?

But the Siya crew understands that the club is maintaining their tough stance on holding on to the Uruguayan despite Al Ahly’s persistent approach.

It has been widely reported that Sirino is wanted by his former coach Pitso Mosimane, who joined the Egyptian giants a month ago on a lucrative two-year contract following his shock resignation from his Sundowns post.

Al Ahly’s interest in the midfielder, however, emerged long before Mosimane accepted the job, though his arrival has reignited this pursuit.

Chloorkop insiders told the Siya crew on Tuesday that no formal bid had yet been accepted for Sirino, but did indicate that the player may have been unsettled by the rumours despite signing a five-year contract earlier this year.

This means an offer from Al Ahly, or any potential suitor for that matter, has to be significant for Downs to allow him to leave – unless he forces the move! 

Read: Mosele's Price Tag Revealed, Chiefs Watch

At the end of the day, everyone has a price and if Sirino informs the club he wants to move on, then it is unlikely they will stand in his way. 

Siya sources say Downs, however, do not want to be blindsided by another sudden departure, especially since Sirino is a key player for the club as they attempt to defend their league championship and Nedbank Cup this season. 

Story by @superjourno

Mosimane was heavily involved in Downs' recruitment before he left, check out the new faces he signed!


How Chippa Aim To Build On Chiefs Match Performance…

Ex-Chiefs Striker Unveiled At A Club In Botswana

Malesela: I’ve Seen A Very Much Improved Chiefs…


Top 5

Chiefs To Put Billiat On The Market

130 Feb 26, 2021 09:58 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Another Multimillion-Rand Claim Against Celtic?

5 Feb 26, 2021 01:42 PM in Siyagobhoza

20 Nominees For Stadium Of The Year Revealed

4 Feb 25, 2021 08:27 PM in World News

Can Sundowns Trio Emulate ‘CBD’?

23 Feb 26, 2021 03:59 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Chiefs To Put Billiat On The Market

130 Feb 26, 2021 09:58 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

10 Players Who Came From Rich Families

Feb 23, 2021 07:25 PM in World News

R3m For Benni’s Influential Duo?

1 Feb 26, 2021 03:01 PM in Siyagobhoza

Zungu Breaks Silence After Breaching Protocol

29 Feb 24, 2021 08:18 PM in Players Abroad

Chiefs Confirm Special Flight, Release Travelling Squad

172 Feb 25, 2021 01:02 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

18 Feb 02, 2021 07:14 PM in English Premier League

Another Ex-Bafana Star To Land PSL Coaching Job

Feb 25, 2021 05:01 PM in Siyagobhoza

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

23 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Injury Update On Pirates’ Lorch

7 Feb 26, 2021 07:24 AM in Orlando Pirates